Neil presented as a Fellow of Aberystwyth University
On Wednesday 10 July, 2013, Neil Brand was presented as Fellow of Aberystwyth University. Neil, who graduated in English and Drama from Aberystwyth, was presented by Professor Robert Meyrick, Head of the School of Art. See full article.
Sound of Cinema – the Music that made the Movies
Neil was at the heart of the BBC’s Film Music season which plays across BBC4 and all the BBC national radio networks in September – he wrote and presented the 3-part series ‘Sound of Cinema…
Neil made a Fellow of Aberystwyth University
Neil was made a Fellow of University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, his old university, in July 2013.
The Sounds of Cinema
Neil shot a 3-part TV series for BBC4 on Film Music – titled The Sounds of Cinema, which aired in the autumn.
Asquith’s Underground with Neil’s full orchestral score released Jan 2013
Asquith’s Underground, with Neil’s full orchestral score commissioned by the BBCSO and Barbican Concert Hall was released theatrically by the BFI throughout the UK in January 2013. It garnered 4- and 5-star reviews in national…
Wind in the Willows on Radios 3 and 4
The BBC commissioned Neil to adapt and score The Wind in the Willows as a concert piece for actors and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, to be recorded for broadcast on Radio 4 and Radio 3…
Neils music for Michael Eaton’s plays, Dickens in London
Neil’s music was highly praised in Michael Eaton’s series of five radio plays ‘Dickens in London’ adapted for film by Chris Newby.
Neil on TV and Radio
Neil appeared on BBC1’s The One Show and in two radio documentaries for BBC Radio 4 as well as acting in Mark Lawson’s new radio play ‘The Man Who Knows’ produced by Eoin O’ Callaghan…